Ivan Solovov

Film director, producer, General director of “Mentor Cinema” film company. 
Born October 29, 1952 in Engelsk, Saratov region. In 1973 he entered the Department of Journalism at the Military College of Lvov. In 1977 he started to work at the film studio of the USSR Ministry of Defense. In 1981 he graduated from the Writing Department of VGIK, then – from the directing department of the same institute (1987). In 1994 -96 lectured at the Moscow State Institute of Culture. In 1988 he organized and headed the film company “Mentor Cinema”. He is an author and director of over 40 documentaries and fiction films, TV serials. Award-winner of national and international film forums. In November 2005 he received the Golden Order Award for “Service to Arts” instituted by the Public Council of International Charitable Fund “Patrons of the Century” and the movement “ Good People of the World”. His name is entered in the book “Good People of the World”.


Filmography
1991 Backwoods 
1992 Is it OK to Sleep with Another Man’s Wife?
1992 Officer of the Verdict
1992 Caravan of Death
1998 The Black Ocean
1998 Hot Spot
2001 Saint and Sinner
2001 Avalanche
2003 Railroad Romance
2005 Words and Music
2007 Father